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intense days leading up to the overthrow of the egyptian president, hosni mubarak. tanks and armored vehicles, and snipers all over the place. hundreds of egyptian protesters killed. and then it was over. the arab spring had come to egypt. those were days of high optimism. i was in egypt with secretary of state hillary clinton a few weeks after the revolution. we walked around tahrir square with little security. egyptians were thrilled to see her. i remember the near euphoria when she went to the nearby u.s. ambassador to thank the american diplomats for all their hard work during those difficult days. >> madam secretary, what do you think about tahrir square? >> well, it was very exciting and moving for me to go to tahrir square and have some sense of what those amazing days must have been like here in cairo. and i am so looking forward to helping in any way that we can, in this transformation, and all the work that needs to be done. >> reporter: that was then, this is egypt now, huge concrete blocks surround all the entrances to the u.s. embassy. that reads free egypt, free palesti
the scenes back then. this was a country united behind one goal, to topple the dictator hosni mubarak but two years on this country is divided, polarized and for the first time many people here fear the violence is actually threatening the country's very stability. the chaotic moments when anger turned deadly in port saeed. outside the city's jail, dozens were killed as protesters tried to storm it to free prisoners who minutes earlier were sentenced to death in cairo. 21 defendants were convicted for their part in a soccer stadium massacre that killed more than 70 fans one year ago. the verdict was read and relatives of those killed last year showed grief and joy. for them the ruling was just. an investigation concluded last year's deadly rampage was not a spontaneous outburst of crowd violence. many believed it was a conspiracy to kill supporters of a popular soccer team whose fans have been at the forefront of egypt's revolution. a revolution that marked its second anniversary yesterday with deadly clashes in cairo and other cities, a scene quite different than two years ago. under pressur
been controversy that we are sending f-16s over a deal made with then-president hosni mubarak in 2010. is that our best move? >> this is confusing in a lot of ways from what the president's agenda. what is the president's goal in the middle-east? what is the president's goal throughout the world with the fight on terrorism? i think there are so many mixed messages that it's hard to understand what is the strategy here? how are we going to control terrorism whether it's in afghanistan or the middle-east or in iran? so to be sending f-16s into the middle-east at this time, again sends a message, are we going to lead or lead from behind. >> congresswoman, if we cut off aid to egypt at this point, we are going on cut off an important rale relationship? >> this is not just about aid. this is about some very sophisticated military weapon systems in the hands a government at this particular point that we are not really sure how effective they are going to be. i mean... part of it is the congress's fault. it is not just the president, you know, following through on what was in place for egypt
powerful leaders like egypt's hosni mubarak and libya's moammar gadhafi, and unleashing a flood of illegal weapons. >> when gadhafi was falling, i was there at the time, i had never seen so many weapons in my entire life. and they were just being taken from depots, they were being handed over to militant groups. and then they went all over the region. they went from country to country, and they fell into the hands of militant groups. and this is no longer theoretical. seven americans have been killed, including a u.s. master, just in the last four months. >> call it the downside of the arab spring. revolutions that the u.s. are actively, tacitly supported in places like libya and egypt have left shaking governments in place and more instability to an already volatile region. delaware democratic senator chris coons shares the senate foreign relations subcommittee on africa and he joins me now. senator coons, thank you so much for being on the program. >> thank you, luke. >> i want to ask you, we were very much supportive here in the united states two years ago, on the two-year anniversary o
in a violent start to the second anniversary of the uprigss that tloed ouster of hosni mubarak. the protesters are unhappy with the progress that's been made since the revolution. and this shines a light on the ongoing divide between islamists and their secular opponents. >>> a new threat from north korea. pyongyang threatened to attack south korea if seoul joins in a new round of united nations sanctions. north korea calls the sanctions, quote, a declaration of war. >>> and as if the flu season wasn't enough to worry about, a new strain of the norovirus stomach bug is sweeping through the u.s. and it's nasty with gut-wrenching effects that experts say can be even harder to fight off than the flu. it's also easily spread through touching a contaminated surface or eating food handled by an infected person. >>> sports for disabled students is the focus of a sweeping now policy. the department of education is ordering schools to include disabled students in existing sports programs or create equal alternative options. >>> we're hearing now from the fake girlfriend in the manti te'o hoax. these ar
and debate because we made a deal in 2009, 2010 with the hosni mubarak government who their former president hosni mubarak is in jail with his sons and most of his cabinet. the people who made this deal with the united states are in jail, there was a revolution, there is a new constitution, it happens to be islamist in the muslim brotherhood leading, it's a different place, this is a different agreement. if they want this we have the time here to say, you need to agree to the same peace agreements, you need to prove to us that you're going to commit to what the regime before you did to get this kind of weaponry. it's the muslim brotherhood here, it's a sharia dictatorship is what morsi is trying to start. heather: the first delivery would be january 22nd, say the weapons get there, then what happens to those weapons? is there any guarantee they won't be used against american interests, their own people there in egypt or israel? >> there is no guarantee whatsoever. i give jordan and oeus organization and his organization to beat the trupl and get out ahead on this. there has been no near the
revolution that toppled president hosni mubarak. >>> "the new york times" says north korean officials warn they plan a third higher level nuclear weapons test the weapons program is aimed at the united states. >>> the "wall street journal" says president obama's pick to head the securities and exchange commission could signal a shift, mary jo white, known for going after white collar crimes. >>> "usa today" reports new tax hikes for roads. massachusetts is consideringdering raising the state's gasoline sales and income taxes or imposing a tax based on how far someone drives. virginia wants to end its gasoline tax and increase the sales tax instead. >>> and "the washington post" has details of a new strain of norovirus. it appeared in australia last march and is spreading in britain. here in the u.s. it's caused half of the 266 norovirus outbreaks since september. it's responsible for about >>> all right. starting out with a lot of clouds around the bay area, fog thick around san jose. reports of some scattered light showers outside today. visibilities down to a quar
with then egyptian president hosni mubarak in 2010 includes 16 f-16 and 200 tanks. some member of congress fear egypt islamist leder could use the weapons against israel. >> i am scared to death, that israelis that i have met as i have been around the country there. people fighting for israel. to me is a forward outpost for us, they are going to die because this administration sent weapons to be used against the allies. >> we have been contacting the colleagues in the congress in hopes that that approval will be forthcoming soon. it's needed here. >> late today, the pentagon called egypt a strategic parter in for the u.s. to efforts to stabilize the region. said canceling the f-16 shipment would send a damaging and lasting signal to egypt civilian and military leadership. bret? >> bret: thank you. the white house will move forward with john allen as commanderer of nato forces in europe. he was cleared of any wrongdoing regarding e-mails with a florida woman indirectly linked to scand that cost c.i.a. director david petraeus his job. allen's nomination placed on hold during that investigation. no grap
dictator hosni mubarak. >>> a. israeli prime minister ariel sharon's brain shows he has significant brain activity. doctors assumed the 84-year-old was in a vegetative state after his devastating stroke seven years ago. but scientists say his brain is responding to external stimuli which means he may be able to hear and even understand what is going on around him. more tests trying to find out exact li how conscience sharon is were less conclusive. >>> he thought it was a joke but it certainly wasn't. still ahead, a faithful who is now headed to the super bowl thanks to ceo jed york. >>> plus, flying in style. a candid look at how quarterback colin kaepernick traveled to new orleans. >>> and if you're traveling outside right now around the golden gate bridge, fog free. cool night ahead before a weekday warmup arrives to the bay area. i'll have a look at your seven-day forecast when we come right back. >>> a long time 49er faithful has gone to all five super bowls. the 73-year-old is going to his sixth thanks to team owner jed york. we have the story of how he got those tickets. he has wit
hosni mubarak was forced from power and now people seem to, some of them anyway, want to see another overthrow happen on the streets of egypt. conor powell is following all of these developments for us. good morning, conor. >> reporter: well, martha, it has been six days of growing protests and violent riots. now the anger on the street really stems from the slow pace of political and economic reform. on sunday night the current president, mohammed morsi, declared martial law in three cities, including suez, the major shipping hub. he defended the emergency law calling it necessarily but it is eerily similar to the ones imposed on egyptians for the three decade long rule of angelo mozilo, -- hosni mubarak, former strong man. they were taking to the streets protesting against the moresy government. egyptians say morsi is becoming another hosni mubarak with islamic face. martha, morsi offered a hand to the opposition to engage in dialogue. that offer was quickly rejected. martha: how is the military responding to all of this, conor? >> reporter: the top general, top military commander
there in a gurney. what could that decision mean for hosni mubarak's future? also, an armed man runs into a movie neither. police follow. the eyewitness accounts of the chaos that ensued. [ coughs ] [ breathes deeply, wind blows ] [ male announcer ] halls. let the cool in. by the armful? by the barrelful? the carful? how about...by the bowlful? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. if we took the already great sentra apart and completely reimagined it? ...with best-in-class combined mpg... and more interior room than corolla and civic? ...and a technology suite with bluetooth, navigation and other handy stuff? yeah, that would be cool. introducing the all-new nissan sentra. it's our most innovative sentra ever. nissan. innovation that excites. now get a $169-per-month lease on a 2013 nissan sentra. ♪ i wish i could keep it this way. [ male announcer ] now you can. with the crest pro-health clinical line. used together, they help keep your teeth 97% as clean as a dental cleaning. the toothpaste actually red
at those ongoing celebrations marking two years since the uprising that toppled former president hosni mubarak. we're going to keep our eye on what's going on in tahrir square and bring you details right here. >>> back here at home from last-minute voter i.d. bills to laws limiting voting, republicans pulled out all the stops to try and win the presidency and the wheels haven't stopped turning. reince priebus is backing a plan by republicans in virginia and other battleground states that president obama won in 2012 that would change how those states electoral college votes are allocated. one electoral vote would be awarded to the winner of each congressional district. had that plan been in effect in 2012, instead of president obama gaining 332 to romney's 226, romney would have won with 226 electoral votes despite losing the popular vote. joining me now, ed schultz, host of the "ed show." let's take a look at how virginia would have gone if governor romney had take ten. president obama earned all 13 electoral votes. under this plan, romney would have earned 9 to the president's 4. virg
. >> the second anniversary of the revolution that ousted hosni mubarak. they say morrissey has betrayed the revolution, and dozens were injured. some hospitalized. nbc's amman joins me from cairo. let's talk about the protests, pro and conmorsi today. what is the overall feeling about president morsi two years in? >> if we had to measure it by the show of force or the protesters that are out today, you would say that on the second anniversary, his popularity among those on the streets, is very low. in fact, you know, andrea, we're standing several hundred feet among one of the streets near the division building here, and the tear gas that is being used is so strong we can feel it here in our office. these clashes have been by protesters who say that president morsi and the muslim brotherhood are taking over egypt and betraying the aspirations of a revolution they foot for two years ago. now, no doubt, president morsi and the muslim brotherhood enjoy support and popularity. they are not on the streets today. that is because the muslim brotherhood has ordered their supporters and their fo
revolution that ousted hosni mubarak from power, the streets about filled with violence. protesters for and against president mohamed morsi clashed with police, at least seven died. morsi did not confront the people but tweeted. he called on people to uphold the noble principles of the revolution. >>> apple is no longer the world's biggest company. the title belongs to exxonmobil. apple shares plummeted on the heels of disappointing earnings resulted and plunged over 12%. apple's market kappesed exxonmobil august 9th, 2011. it's been sitting pretty 18 months, seemingly untouchable. tonight it is $5 billion behind exxon. when information about apple's new products starts to leak out this spring, the stock may once again go up and up. >>> wall street is notoriously cutthroat, often brutally and disgustingly so. which is why when two competitors have a beef usually they talk in nasty terms, but behind each other's back. wall street defines backstabbing or at least they're a little more subtle than what we saw from billionaire hedge fund titans today. they battled on live television for
helped topple president hosni mubarak. street battles with police broke out in cairo and elsewhere, and well more than 300 people were hurt. the protesters say the revolution was hijacked by islamists, who now control the government. thousands of anti-abortion protesters rallied in washington today against "roe versus wade." the supreme court decision that legalized abortion was handed down 40 years ago this week. this year's rally and march came in frigid temperatures. protesters carried signs and chanted slogans on the steps of the supreme court. abortion rights demonstrators staged a counter-demonstration there. republican senator saxby chambliss of georgia will not run for a third term in 2014. in a statement today, chambliss said, "this is about frustration." he said he's unhappy with president obama's direction and tired of partisan gridlock. chambliss had angered tea party forces when he supported tax increases as part of a plan to tame the federal deficit. wall street closed the week with another rally. the dow jones industrial average gained 70 points to close near 13,896.
in the book, a fundamental central player to the egyptian revolution that overthrew hosni mubarak, and their response to the port say yesterday soccer riot is a very interesting part of what's taking place right there. the focus on the police as opposed to going after other souk soccer clubs and the third thing, and i don't think once again this has been talked about nearly enough, has been the historic -- no matter what one things about president obama, the historic nature of electing the first african-american president in 2008 had an effect of raising the confidence of athletes, particularly african-american athletes. >> that brings me to my second question. >> yeah. >> there's been tremendous pressure on athletes to essentially shut up and play unless they are endorsing something. >> exactly. >> and an increasing number of athletes don't seem to be separating their politics from the profession. this is a recent example, a power forward for the nba's denver nuggets. take a look and i want to talk about this on the other side. >> my mom to my right is mahassan and my mom to the
of hosni mubarak and an arab spring that inspired hope across the middle east. that hope, though, has given way to utter chaos and deadly violence. so much so that the defense minister there in the new government is today warning that it could lead to the collapse of the state. protesters this time unhappy with the muhammad morsi government have defied a curfew and instead have been fighting openly with police along the famed suez canal. cairo also has erupted into violence. dozens of people have been killed. our ben wedeman is live in cairo for us. this is democracy, and democracy, ben, is not pretty. but at the same time, why is it that we're seeing so much violence instead of a political action to try to change the government that's currently in place? that was elected by them? >> reporter: i think it's important to keep in mind that this is a revolution. revolutions don't last 18 days. they can go on for years. this country was essentially under military rule for about 60 years. therefore, when all the controls go, when people take to the streets and fight against the military and again
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. the unrest started last week on the second anniversary of the uprising that overthrew former president, hosni mubarak. >>> a soldier who lost all four limbs in a roadside bombing in iraq now has two new arms following a double transplant. 26-year-old brendan morocco will show off his arms at a news conference in the next hour. those transplants are only the seventh double hand or double arm transplants ever done in the united states. >>> severe flooding has killed four people and forced thousands of others from their homes in the northeast of australia. all from a tropical cyclone, churning just off the coast. another affect of the storm, the sea is whipping up massive amounts of foam, covering beaches and even streets. in some areas, look at these pictures, the foam is 10 feet deep. >>> more trouble for jailed former football great, jonlg simpson. tmz reports simpson owes more than $500,000 in back taxes. according to the report, the irs has just slapped him with another tax lien. that is the third time in the last 12 months. >>> bailout rage returns. cnbc's mandy drury is here with what's m
called on hosni mubarak to step down. >> a change must take place. >> allocated u.s. resources for a no-fly zone in libbia, leading to the killing of moammar khadafy. but while calling for bashir al-assad to step down, a war continues. >> overall, president obama's legacy toward the middle-east is one of limited american activism. that is carcaturd by how we handled egypt, libya, syria, iraq. >>. >> there are unanswered questions about the investigation into the 9/11 aparticular on the -- attack on the benghazi complex that killed a u.s. ambassador and three others. we have yet to hear from the survivors. secretary clinton will testify on capitol hill, wednesday. there are not a lot of changes in direction, policywides, perhaps less inclination for american intervention. senator john kerry isine as a shoo-in to replace secretary clinton. the president's pick of chuck hagel sends a similar message -- he's a republican, but his past statements on israel and iran and his opposition to the troop surge in iraq will likely make for a heated confirmation process. if confirmed, hagel will likel
giving a reason. 900 protestors died in the revolt that overthrew hosni mubarak. 300 of them killed in that city. >> heather: after the inauguration the president and vice president expected to hit the roads to push the gun control proposals that they unveiled on wednesday. the campaign styled events are aimed at ramping up pressure on congress to take action. doug is live with more on this. hi, doug. >> after the trauma of the sandy hook massacre the urgent call to limit easy access to guns have met resistance and exposed the divide over firearms. president has offered 23 different executive actions which would strengthen background checks better address mental health and call for armed officers for schools that want them. politics are fraught with danger for the president. there are 20 democratic senate seats up for grabs in 2013 including in arkansas, alaska, iowa, louisiana, colorado, new hampshire and south dakota which suggests that any gun control measures will have to be a compromise. >> everyone is trying to divert from the core issue which is there is a huge consensus in t
like hosni mubarak passed to give himself tremendous power and that should put president obama on the hook. this is an issue where the presidential authority is probably at the peak. he can do so much unilaterally and so when he puts out a statement in the inaugural address about the error of perpetual warfare not to p be acceptable, that has to be a down payment on what he intends to do, and right now, you not seen many signs that he intends to address it, but so many throughout the first term that he has gone in the opposite direction and where is the rollback of the war on terrorism and it is not under obama. >> and george bush did feel like the world of a powerful example and the example is gitmo and the president signing that he is going to close guantanamo bay and four years later not able to do it. but it is not a lack of intention, but inability to do it, because he is not capable of doing anything that he wants. >> it is a lack of leadership. at the end of the day, we have such a balance of power, that we come to the conclusion that it really takes agreement among ever
to the overthrow of former president hosni mubarak. >> in the meantime, new peace talks are underway in syria now about ending the ongoing violence in that country. the head of the united nations humanitarian agency arriving in damascus this evening. she will be meeting with syrian officials from the foreign ministry during a two-day visit there. her third since the conflict began back in 2011. since then, more than 60,000 have been killed, millions of others have been either forced from their homes or they live at the crossroads of constant fighting between rebels and government forces. >> well, gregg, back home now, illinois joining a growing list of states that will soon allow illegal immigrants to get a driver's license. governor pat quinn expected to sign the bill into law today. supporters say the proposal is a matter of public safety and facial recognition technology will help prevent fraud there are critics and those critics say that there have been hundreds of fraud cases, in fact, in the three other states that do allow undocumented immigrants to drive. those being new mexico, washingto
. thursday marked the second anniversary of the uprising that forced hosni mubarak from power. >>> the "los angeles times" says that earthquake experts in california are calling for an advanced earthquake warning system. it would cost $80 million, use sensors underground, and be the first of its kind in the united states. >>> the "washington post" says a former army soldier injured in a bombing in iraq has received a rare double arm transplant. 26-year-old brennan marrocco is a service men from the wars of iraq and afghanistan that survived losing both arms and legs. he's said to be doing well after the surgery last month. >> that was my favorite story in the papers today. i wish him well. what an amazing thing that they're trying to help our soldiers as he's a quadruple amputee and they've got new arms for him. we wish him the best. from staten island, around here. >>> and then this story, "usa today" says tiger woods cruised to victory at torrey pines. it's his seventh win at the farmers insurance open. he finished at 14 under par with a 72 in the final round winning his 75th career title
in cairo on the second anniversary of the public uprising after toppling hosni mubarak. >> a 14-year-old australian boy has been rescued from queensland following heavy rain. >>> it featured a small dog and a somewhat elaborate zip line system. >> all that -- >> lands on his head. >> really powerful, not facebook powerful. >> how are you doing, jimmy? i don't really care. it doesn't matter. >> and all that matters. >> fight and protect the nation. >> on "cbs this morning." >> the hope is we can finally defeat the taliban by giving them the silent treatment. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." today vice president joe biden is bringing the battle of the gun control right to the heart of the opposition. >> biden is taking his case right to the heart of pro-gun virginia. the move comes after democrats and congress rolled out their plans. and nancy cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> good morning, norah and charlie. they started with perhaps the most controversial weapon, an assaults weapons ban. it's a key component of the recommendations that vice
, we are going to fulfill our obligation that was signed when hosni mubarak was in office, to deliver them a lot in weapons, to almost a billion dollars worth of f-16s and tanks. >> steve: yeah. it's extraordinary because keep in mind, like brian said, we did this deal in 2010 with hosni mubarak, who was our ally even though it is egypt and egypt and israel have always had a tenuous relationship. now the guy in charge in egypt is this morsi character. he's the president. he used to head up muslim brotherhood, which hates israel and, in fact, they want to teach the kids to hate the jews and he's said of the united states that barak obama is a liar. we're giving the united states 20 of these f-16s. is that a good idea? hannity last night had a fighter pilot on who showed just what a lethal machine this is and now egypt has got 20 of them coming. >> it's equipped with a internally mounted 20-millimeter bulk and can infant this is the size of a 20-millimeter shell and it can fire these shells at the rate of 100 rounds per minute. in addition to being effective air combat mission, the f-16
spring had just toppled hosni mubarak. however, now it's dismal, dirty, and depressing and i raised the issue with president morsi. >> i was at tahrir square and it was pretty quiet. >> yes, it is. but sometimes the media is exaggerating things. there's competition, also, with tourism in the world. this means it's to try to show as if security in egypt is wrecked, which is not correct. we don't have which is suffering. sometimes. not other times. but the rest of egypt, the rest of cairo is quiet and good. >> if you get this loan from the imf, that will help? kbl that helps. that helps. that doesn't solve the whole problem but it helps. >> what's the most important thing when you come to the united states you would like to hear from the u.s. government? >> the most important thing for me is to have real friendship between egyptians and americans. >> so what does that mean? >> what that means is mutual balance of relationships. mutual benefits. now, i need to acknowledge -- i need expertise in different directions to help. i have resources. now, experience of the united states as far
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